Nicole Wain, Financial Controller

Having worked in the UK and Australia for over 18 years Nicole has both global and local experience to Burke Lawyers helping streamline our financial processes and procedures.


Chartered Accountant (CA) 2003 – Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) – RMIT University
RG146 General Knowledge 2023
RG146 Managed Investments 2023

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A strategic financial leader

Nicole joined our firm to provide senior financial direction and focus to maximise the effectiveness of our internal and external financial processes. A strategic thinker Nicole takes a big picture view of each situation to analyse options and then select the best methodology to implement.

The personal attributes that make Nicole so effective in her role can be described in three words:


Solution Focussed

Solutions Focused





Ensuring a cohesive financial foundation

As our Financial Controller Nicole’s role is integral to the success of the firm as she works in all facets of our day-to-day business.  The financial foundations and processes that are built to support our clients and colleagues must be cohesive, transparent, best in class and integrated into the everyday workings of our firm.  Under Nicole’s direction this is a seamless process.

Find out more about Nicole

  • Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA)

  • January 2020 - November 2021 - Vice President Auburn South Preschool Committee of Management (volunteer position)
  • February 2016 - January 2020 - Committee of Management volunteer position (Secretary) - Bowen Street Community Centre

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